Consent Searches

By:  David Waksman

 Police officers routinely respond to violent domestic disputes.  Usually the parties live together.  What happens when she tells you that he keeps his stash in that dresser drawer and he beats her whenever he gets high.  Can you search the dresser or the premises on her say so alone.  Must he also consent? 

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http://www.police-writers.com/articles/waksman_consent_searches.html

 

 

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